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Take arms against a sea of troubles : the power of the reader's mind over a universe of death

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The last book written by the most famous literary critic of his generation, on the sustaining power of poetry.
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Genre/Form: Literary criticism
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780300247282 0300247281
OCLC Number: 1146552873
Notes: Includes index.
Description: vi, 663 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prelude: reading to stay alive, poetic thinking --
Introduction: the rhetoric of poetic thinking --
William Shakespeare and John Milton: in every deep, a lower deep --
Milton: the Shakespearean epic --
Milton and William Blake: the human form divine --
William Wordsworth and John Keats: something evermore about to be --
Wordsworth: the myth of memory --
Percy Bysshe Shelley and George Gordon, Lord Byron: serpent and eagle --
Keats: they seek no wonder but the human face --
Robert Browning: what in the midst lay but the tower itself? --
Alfred, Lord Tennyson: lest one good custom should corrupt the world --
Walt Whitman: I stop somewhere waiting for you --
Robert Frost: drink and be whole again beyond confusion --
Wallace Stevens: the hum of thoughts evaded in the mind --
William Butler Yeats and D. H. Lawrence: start with the shadow --
Hart Crane: the unknown God --
Sigismund Schlomo Freud: speculation and wisdom --
Dante/Center and Shakespeare/Circumference
Responsibility: Harold Bloom.

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